Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri



Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American hip hop record executive, recording artist, record producer, songwriter and rapper.[2][3] He was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was raised in Atlanta. He has worked with and produced for Kris Kross, Mariah Carey, Usher, Jay-Z, Nelly, Monica, Migos, Da Brat, Xscape, Janet Jackson, TLC, Aretha Franklin, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Bow Wow.



Kris Kross
In Too Deep
In Too Deep is a 1999 American crime thriller film directed by Michael Rymer from a screenplay written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul Aaron.
Life in 1472
Life in 1472 is the debut studio album by American producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri, released by So So Def Recordings in the United States on July 21, 1998 (see 1998 in music).

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Jermaine Dupri to Release ‘So So Def 25′ Anniversary Album
  –  February 13, 2018
Jermaine Dupri is gearing up for a major 2018, as he's not only being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this summer, but he'll also be releasing the So So Def 25 anniversary album. The commemorative project will be dropping through Legacy ...
Jermaine Dupri Celebrates Silver Anniversary with 'So So Def 25': Exclusive
  –  February 13, 2018
Music fans will get the chance to help So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri celebrate the pioneering hip-hop label’s 25 th anniversary this summer. That’s when Sony Music Entertainment’s Legacy Recordings/Certified Classics divisions will release the ...
So So Def 25 Coming This Summer Through SONY/Legacy/Certified Classics
  –  February 13, 2018
So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri says, "I been dreaming of getting to this point since my very first release." Thus far 2018 also sees Dupri being honored with the 2018 Trumpet Awards Music Innovation Award, the 2018 Global Spin Awards Breaking Barriers ...
Bryan-Michael Cox Unlocks Unreleased Leah LaBelle Song, “Stereo”
  –  February 13, 2018
Following her untimely passing, friend and former music partner Jermaine Dupri revealed an unreleased song from the 31-year-old called “Scumbag,” a record that sees her calling out a deadbeat romantic partner. Over the weekend, platinum producer and ...
An exclusive look at the Trumpet Awards’ official portrait studio
  –  February 12, 2018
Jermaine Dupri (Music Innovation Award), Rhyon Brown (Rising Star Award), and Marley Dias (Trailblazer Award) were just a few of the honorees to step inside of the portrait studio, in addition to a host of other notables within the arts and entertainment ...
Tributes to Jermaine Dupri and Cameo Are Just the Reasons to Tune Into the Bounce TV Trumpet Awards
  –  February 12, 2018
Last year’s Trumpet Awards on Bounce TV came just weeks after the black-focused network acquired the long-running show, so they didn’t get a chance to really put their stamp on it. This year is totally different. As the jam-packed red carpet raged on ...
Hip Hop Week In Review: Kendrick Lamar, Quincy Jones & Lovebug Starski
  –  February 11, 2018
That was a dope experience.” Read the rest of Uncle Murda’s picks here. Hall Of Famer: Ranking Jermaine Dupri’s 10 Best Songs Jermaine Dupri was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Tuesday Februaryy 6) as part of the 2018 class. In response ...
Mellencamp, Dupri heading to Songwriters Hall
  –  February 11, 2018
NEW YORK — The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame class will include John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang and Jermaine Dupri, who will become the second hip-hop act inducted into the prestigious organization. Songwriters are eligible for induction ...
Xscape’s First Show as Trio Set for Trumpet Awards: VIDEO
  –  February 10, 2018
The 2018 Honorees were: Jermaine Dupri, the GRAMMY® Award-winning record producer, songwriter, and hip-hop artist who received The Music Innovation Award; Founder of Sundial Brands and new owner of Essence Communications Richelieu Dennis recognized with ...
"JT" Taylor of Kool & The Gang Fame to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 10, 2018
Other 2018 inductees include notable songwriters John Mellancamp, Jermaine Dupri, Alan Jackson and more. JT Thomas was honored by the Hackensack City Council at a public meeting in March of 2017 for the distinction he has brought to the city. City Council ...
Hip-hop artist will be rare Songwriters Hall inductee
  –  February 9, 2018
NEW YORK — The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame class will include John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang and Jermaine Dupri, who will become the second hip-hop act inducted into the prestigious organization. The Songwriters Hall told The Associated ...
Jermaine Dupri makes history: He’s set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 9, 2018
3:09 PM Jermaine Dupri, the genius musical creative who soundtracked much of the 1990s and early 2000s, will be feted at this year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame. The producer, songwriter and MC becomes only the second rapper to be inducted into this ...
Hitmaker: Jermaine Dupri’s 10 Greatest Songs
  –  February 8, 2018
Legendary Atlanta producer, Jermaine Dupri is being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year, and with due cause. Over the course of his 30-plus years in the business, Dupri has had a significant impact on the music industry—particularly the ...
Jermaine Dupri Is Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame
  –  February 7, 2018
The King of Atlanta's musical takeover joins Jay-Z as the only Hip Hop artists to receive the honor Jermaine Dupri is the reason why the South took over Hip Hop and now continues to dominate the culture of record producing. While Diddy was building his ...
Bruno Mars Wants Outkast, Jermaine Dupri, And T.I. To Play Super Bowl 2019
  –  February 7, 2018
“S**t I just wanna help curate that show, and I’ll only charge like a billion,” Mars said before adding “all jokes aside please let’s make that happen.” If NFL did decide to go that route there’s plenty of talent they could choose from.
Jermaine Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 7, 2018
To say that this induction is well-deserved would be an understatement. Jermaine Dupri has made his mark in the Hip- Hop community, as well as the overall music industry. Aside from releasing his own studio albums and the launch of his own record label ...
Jermaine Dupri Will Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 7, 2018
Jermaine Dupri just earned a major victory—not only for himself, but the entire hip-hop community. According to Billboard, the pioneering music mogul will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year along with acts like John Mellencamp, Kool ...
Jermaine Dupri To Be Second Hip-Hop Act Inducted Into 2018 Songwriters Hall Of Fame
  –  February 6, 2018
Singer-songwriter Bill Anderson, Grammy-nominated songwriter Steve Dorff and Broadway musical writer Allee Willis – who co-wrote “I’ll Be There For You,” the opening theme for “Friends” – will also be inducted to the Hall of Fame. Mellencamp ...
Jermaine Dupri Becomes 2nd Hip-Hop Act Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame
  –  February 6, 2018
Jermaine Dupri has enjoyed a lengthy career in music as a producer, executive, artist, and songwriter. Today, the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its 2018 class of inductees and the Atlanta native becomes just the second Hip-Hop act to join the elite ...
Jermaine Dupri Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 6, 2018
Jermaine Dupri has been inducted into the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame along with members of funk band Kool & the Gang as part of its 2018 class today. The SHOF announced this year’s inductees via a statement on its website. With JD getting in ...
Jermaine Dupri to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
  –  February 6, 2018
Jermaine Dupri is making history as the second rap act ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Following last year’s inductee JAY-Z, J.D. joins the 2018 class, which also includes John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang, Allee ...
Jermaine Dupri To Be Inducted Into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018
  –  February 6, 2018
Jermaine Dupri has penned culture shifting smashes for the likes of Mariah Carey, Usher, and JAY-Z. And now, for his achievements, he’s being rewarded with a spot in the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. In an announcement made moments ago, it was revealed ...
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri Spotted Getting Cozy: Are They Officially Back On?
  –  December 22, 2017
Janet Jackson moved to end her marriage earlier this year and now she’s reportedly rekindling her relationship with Jermaine Dupri. The singer, who split from Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana in April, was spotted cozying up to the Atlanta-based ...
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri Back Together? How Their Relationship Is "Slowly Developing"
  –  December 21, 2017
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri are "hooking up," a source tells E! News. The former couple has been at the center of romance rumors for months but are now "closer than before," according to the insider. "Janet and Jermaine are hooking up. They started as ...
Inside Janet Jackson and Ex Jermaine Dupri's 'Cuddly' Meet Up After Her Atlanta Show
  –  December 21, 2017
After months on the road, Janet Jackson ended her State of the World tour on Dec. 17 with a bang — and an old flame. Shortly after wrapping up her last performance at Atlanta’s Philips Arena, the star headed to her exclusive after party at STK ...


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